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Today's News

  • Ain’t It The Truth: Think the world stinks? It could be you

    We certainly could learn a lesson from the grumpy old man caught napping in the recliner by his mischievous grandson. The boy sneaked off to the refrigerator and got a chunk of stinky Limberger cheese and quietly rubbed it into Grandpa’s beard. Soon enough the stench awakened the old man who fussed that the house stinks. He walked outside, took a whiff and complained that the yard stinks. He walked out on the hillside, drew another breath and declared that the whole world stinks, when, in fact, it was only that old man who stunk.

  • Graduation: Chelsea L. Gibson

    Chelsea Lauren Gibson graduated May 10 from Kentucky State University. She received her degree in elementary education and graduated Magna Cum Laude and with departmental honors.

  • Graduation: Shaun Gullion

    Shaun Gullion graduated from Northern Kentucky University bachelors of Arts and Sciences program on May 10 with a double major in criminal justice and history.

  • Planting party

    The 4-H Cloverbuds recently hit the streets of Owenton to plant flowers and beautify downtown.

  • Sheriff candidates answer public’s questions

    With two weeks left until the primary election, voters filled the auditorium at Owen County High School Monday for a chance to hear from eight of the nine Owen County sheriff’s candidates in a forum sponsored by the Owen County Visioneers.

  • Sheriff candidates answer public’s questions

    With two weeks left until the primary election, voters filled the auditorium at Owen County High School Monday for a chance to hear from eight of the nine Owen County sheriff’s candidates in a forum sponsored by the Owen County Visioneers.

  • Farmers market to reopen Friday

    Shopping for local, homegrown produce gets a little bit easier starting Friday.
    The Owen County Farm and Craft Market will open for business at 10 a.m. Friday with a new addition – the ability to pay with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program EBT card, debit card of credit cards.

  • Arts in the Park returns Saturday

    The sixth annual Sweet Owen Arts in the Park is slated for Saturday with an afternoon full of art, entertainment and some new additions.
    Veronica Gayle, one of the organizers, said this year’s event should be fun for everyone with music and exciting art.
    “Last year, we had musicians in small groups just playing where they wanted. This year, all the musicians will be on the stage,” Gayle said. “I think it will work out better that way.
    The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Owen County Park and Fairgrounds.

  • Extension service celebrates centennial - 2005 - 2014

    This is the 10th installment of a series highlighting the history of the Owen County Extension Service and its impact on the community.

  • Owen County District Court - May 2, 2014

    Owen Fiscal Court vs. Michael W. Asher, judgment to plaintiff for $1,584.75, court costs.
    Owen Fiscal Court vs. Amanda Randazzo Blankenship, judgment to plaintiff for $1,419.16, court costs.
    Family Financial Services Inc. vs. Timothy Brumley, motion for default judgment, see order.
    New Horizons Health Systems inc. DBA vs. Jason Hollon, motion for default judgment, see order.
    Norton Hospitals Inc. vs. Michael S. Jump, motion for default judgment, see order.
    Jim Juett vs. Daniel Kelly, forcible detainer, eviction ordered, seven days to vacate.